UPDATED with PHOTOS: Storms leave residents without power, trees down, soggy lawns
Severe weather rumbled through the area overnight and residents woke up to scattered branches, downed trees, soggy lawns and some power outages.
According to Runestone Electric Association (REA), members are without power this morning following the overnight storms. Numerous substations are down due to transmission issues. If your power comes back on and then goes off again, contact REA at (320) 762-1121 or 1-800-473-1722. Crews have been working through the night to restore power. Incoming call volume is extremely heavy and callers may receive a busy signal. Outages can also be reported to email@example.com.
Alexandria Light and Power (ALP) reported scattered power outages in last night's storm. Strong winds caused trees to take down power lines in various locations throughout the ALP service area. There are no major outages that occurred, according to Megan Chisholm of ALP. They ask that if your power has not been restored to contact ALP at (320) 763-6501.
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